Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Hello- my motor filter is becoming clogged every time i use it. i have removed and washed it--I thought maybe i didn't have the lid closed tight enough but for some reason dirt is pouring into the filter, it seems that some of the dirt suctioned is actually being pulled into the filter intead of the canister


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One way or another, dirty air is by-passing the cyclone. My best guess is that when you emptied the clear bin, a seal has dropped out (or become displaced) and the base of the clear bin is no longer sealing properly against the bottom of the cyclone. Check that all the seals are undamaged and in place. Also check that the bin base closes tight after you've emptied it.
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